from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The process of obtaining an etched or engraved plate from the photographic image, to be used in printing; also, a picture produced by such a process.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A common name for many processes by which a photograph may be made to afford a plate-matrix from which can be taken prints in ink corresponding to the original of the photographic image.
- n. A print or plate made by photography and developed by etching for use on a type-printing press.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an engraving used to reproduce an illustration
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